Handbook of Ancient Roman Marbles. Edited by Francesco Crocenzi.
Roma, Gangemi, 2018. Cm. 24x17, pp. 256, ill. a col. n. t., br.
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The most comprehensive guide to ancient Roman marbles, with
descriptions of 861 decorative stones and precise references to the
over 200 sites in the Eternal City where they are found now. Fully illustrated with more than 700 colour pictures. An essential travel
companion for those who wish to uncover and admire the stones of
the “marble city” left by Augustus and rebuilt by the Popes, using the same materials imported by the Romans via their unparalleled
logistics system. Includes a map of Rome showing the primary sites
for marble-hunting, and an Italian-English glossary of marble names and petrographic terms.